Synchondrotomy Syn`chon*drot"o*my, n. [Gr. ? union by cartilage + ? to cut.] (Surg.) Symphyseotomy. [1913 Webster]

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  • synchondrotomy — SYN: symphysiotomy. * * * syn·chon·drot·o·my (sin″kon drotґə me) [synchondrosis + tomy] 1. splitting of any synchondrosis. 2. symphysiotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • synchondrotomy — syn·chon·drot·o·my …   English syllables

  • synchondrotomy — ˈdräd.əmē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary synchondro (from New Latin synchondrosis) + tomy : symphysiotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • symphysiotomy, symphyseotomy — Division of the pubic joint to increase the capacity of a contracted pelvis sufficiently to permit passage of a living child. SYN: synchondrotomy. [symphysis + G. tome, incision] …   Medical dictionary

  • synchondroseotomy — Operation of cutting through a synchondrosis; specifically, cutting through the sacroiliac ligaments and forcibly closing the arch of the pubes; used in the treatment of exstrophy of the bladder. [synchondrosis + G. tome, cutting] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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